doom3-demo working (was: Re: [ILUG] ut2004 & fedora3)
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Mon Dec 13 01:07:15 GMT 2004
On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 11:10, Ruairi Newman wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 21:55 +0000, Ruairi Newman wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 20:40 +0000, Conor Wynne wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > i.e.: my machine is too crap. It seems that a Gforce3Ti is now low end
> > > hardware.
> > <more gratuitous snipping>
> > I think it may be to do with a GL conflict with some of the Mesa stuff
> > though I can't be sure as I haven't spent much time on it. I have a few
> > days off work now, so if I get to spend some time on it, I'll let you
> > know.
> Assumptions are dangerous things. Had a look at this last night, and I
> resolved it by changing the DefaultColorDepth setting in xorg.conf from
> 16 to 24. Bloody impenetrable error messages.
That was it. I changed the colour depth to 24bit and now it runs grand.
I'm using Xfree86 by the way.
The game runs OK in 640*480*lowest detail (which still looks amazing) on
a celery 2Ghz, 512MB and Gforce3Ti. Its pretty memory (& CPU) intensive
as the load times are just bearable, and upon exit I could feel it swap
> Ruairi Newman <ruairi at tech-mad.org>
Cheers for that Ruairi.
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